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Summer House Backpackers

Rental, Adults only

153 Forbes Street, Sydney, NSW 2011

+61 412 732 537

based on 621 reviews


per night

Fri 9/22
Sat 9/23

About Summer House Backpackers, Sydney

Value for money
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 22 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Amenities Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. This hostel also features a television in a common area, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Business}, Other Amenities Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and microwave in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite. Property Location With a stay at Summer House Backpackers in Sydney (Woolloomooloo), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Circular Quay and Sydney Opera House. This hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Hyde Park and 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Sydney Tower. Dining A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 10 AM. Check-In Checkin starts at 2:00 PM Checkin end at 7:00 PM The minimum age of Checkin 18 Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel. The front desk is open during the following times:Monday - Friday: 7 AM - 7 PM To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Check-Out Checkout is done at 7:00 PM Pets Pets not allowed Service animals are allowed General instructions No rollaway/extra beds available No cribs (infant beds) available No elevators Children not allowed Property is cleaned with disinfectant Staff wears personal protective equipment Social distancing measures are in place Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures Cashless transactions are available Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

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Standard Rooms - POOL view


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Double Rooms - Park view


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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Adults only
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Washing machine


  • Shared kitchen
  • Breakfast included
  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machine (drinks)

Services and conveniences

  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Garden

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Evening entertainment


  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Socket near the bed


  • Fax/photocopying

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast

Places of interest near Summer House Backpackers

Attractions in Sydney, Australia curated by momondo

Summer House Backpackers location: 153 Forbes Street, Sydney, NSW 2011

Top landmarks

Art Gallery of New South Wales0.4 mi
St Mary's Cathedral0.4 mi
Hyde Park0.5 mi
Sydney Tower0.6 mi
Pitt Street Mall0.7 mi
Royal Botanic Gardens0.7 mi
Queen Victoria Building0.7 mi
Darling Harbour1.0 mi
Museum of Contemporary Art1.1 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Vard Restaurant0.1 mi
1933 Booze House & Kitchen0.1 mi
Eau De Vie Sydney0.2 mi
Sirocco - Holiday Inn Potts Point0.2 mi
New Hampton0.2 mi
Kings Cross Hotel0.2 mi
Ms. G's0.2 mi
The Colonial Darlinghurst0.2 mi
Brick Lane0.2 mi

Summer House Backpackers Reviews

OkayBased on 621 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff is amazingly friendly. (in 51 reviews)
  • "Friendly staff, comfy bunk, free breakfast." (in 44 reviews)
  • Location of the hostel is perfect! (in 43 reviews)
Cons -
  • Cockroaches in my room! (in 19 reviews)
  • Showers and toilets very cramped! (in 18 reviews)
  • "No elevator, narrow kitchen." (in 15 reviews)

Summer House Backpackers room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney compare to other 2 star hotels in Sydney?

    2 star hotels in Sydney typically cost $102/night, but Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney is typically available for $22/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • How far is Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney from Sydney Kingsford Smith?

    If there is no traffic, the 5.2 mi drive between Sydney Kingsford Smith and Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney should only take about 15min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney from Sydney Kingsford Smith?

    Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Sydney Kingsford Smith to the hotel, but also around Sydney during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Sydney are on average $21/day. A very popular option for travelers staying at Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Sydney Kingsford Smith directly to the hotel.

  • Does Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney have a pool?

    Judging by our data, Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney at +61 412 732 537.

  • How close is Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney to Sydney city center?

    Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney is 0.7 mi away from the city center of Sydney, where you can find interesting sights such as Sydney Town Hall.

  • What is the phone number for Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney?

    For assistance from an employee at Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney please call +61 412 732 537.

  • Does Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney?

    For Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney, the required check-out time is 10:00 AM. Check-in may be available from 2:00 PM. Any special requests should be made with the concierge.

  • How much is a room at Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney?

    The cheapest deals found start from only $21 per night. The average rate for rooms at Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney is currently around $38/night. Enter your dates in the form above to see more.

  • Is there laundry service in Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney?

    Yes, there is. Reach out to Summer House Kings Cross, Sydney, Sydney for more details on all available laundry services. Guests can also take advantage of irons and ironing boards at the property either in the room or at the laundry facility.

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